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Lot 0071
Dimensions: 8.89 cm H x 4.762 cm W Weight: 4.10156 troy ounce

Extraordinary, 18th C. Chinese Qing Dynasty Qianlong Reign Period, enameled SOLID Gold snuff bottle in western design. The gold carved in globular shape body, short cylindrical straight neck, the round shoulder tapered gracefully to a short neck below the slightly flared rim, raised on a slightly footed oval base, the dome lid stopper with ruby-red stone finial bud. The main body delicately decorated with enamel hand painting portraying a European mother and child laying on the leg, among vivid tones flowers blooms in a scene salubrious garden landscape with floral form medallion rim. The outer floral medallion adorned with rococo floral foliate motif decorating the sides, beneath the orange-reddish scrolling tendrils in gilt fine color against deep-green glazed base color. The neck and the foot base rim festooned with scrolling interlocking ruyi clouds, enclosed with thick gilt ring line. The Amazing condition with a natural gilt giving this piece an unforgettable appearance. The solid gold conformed all required specimen to be high valued Chinese wares, with finest material, the color, the carving, and the shape. Without overlap the outlines of the design, well carved, clear, subtle, and distinct.
This solid gold and enamel snuff bottle considered extremely rare. Expert workmanship is the absolute highlight of this solid Gold enamel snuff bottle.
Mark on base, a four blue script characters reign mark, Qianlong Reign Period.

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT condition. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents. Surface traced wear and or declined to gilding. Normal, consider ages and wear.
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Dimensions

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Starting Bid

$1,000

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18TH C SOLID GOLD ENAMELED SNUFF BOTTLE

Estimate $6,000 - $8,000
4d
7h
31m
20s
$1,0000 bids
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